The Inaugural

Congress Fall Festival

Saturday, October 19th
12:00pm to 6:00pm



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The Congress Hall


Masquerade Ball

Friday, October 25th | 8:00pm - 11:00pm



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200 CONGRESS PLACE, CAPE MAY, NJ 08204(888) 944-1816

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Fall Break Wilderness Adventures

Nov. 5th - 10th

BEACH PLUM FARM COTTAGES, CONGRESS HALL, THE SANDPIPER, THE STAR, THE VIRGINIA COTTAGES

Available November 5th - November 10th

Plan a fall getaway filled with Wilderness Adventures at Beach Plum Farm. Join the Cape Resorts Explorers Club and enjoy painting, archery, gardening and more!

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Fall Break — Wilderness Adventures at Beach Plum Farm

Take a fall break with the kids and join the Cape Resorts Explorer’s Club, the ultimate Cape May getaway. Grab a trusty field guide to lead the way on your Wilderness Adventures. At Beach Plum Farm Explorers will get the chance to plant a garden, create nature-inspired art, learn about archery, farm life and more! For each task they complete, Explorers will earn a special pin to place on their Explorer Sash. At night, we will gather round the campfire to make s'mores, watch a movie and star gaze. Each day will be filled with creative learning and fun activities for explorers of all ages.

A Fall Break stay at the Beach Plum Farm Cottages includes:

  • Cottage or Barn Accommodations at Beach Plum Farm, perfect for your entire family or extended family
  • An Explorers Club drawstring backpack for the kids, filled with special items for your daily adventure
  • Daily Beach Plum Farm Wilderness Activities
  • Stocked refrigerator with all the makings for a farm fresh breakfast, plus other treats
  • Access to Beach Plum Farm golf carts and bicycles
  • Option to add premium activities with our package enhancements*

A Fall Break stay at Congress Hall, the Sandpiper Beach Club, the Star, or the Virginia Cottages includes:

  • Hotel Accommodations for your family
  • An Explorers Club drawstring backpack for the kids, filled with special items for your daily adventure
  • Daily Beach Plum Farm Wilderness Activities
  • $25 Dining Credit, per night**
  • Shuttle Service to Beach Plum Farm
  • Option to add premium activities with our package enhancements*

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Call to book the farm cottages: (833) 327-6268 Congress Hall Sandpiper The Star call to book the Virginia Cottages: (800) 732-4236

*Package enhancements can be added when making your reservation.

**Hotel dining credit must be signed to your room to be applied. No cash value.

Thanksgiving Dinner in the Ballroom

CONGRESS HALL

Leave the Thanksgiving cooking to the chefs at Congress Hall this year and enjoy a delicious buffet in the Ballroom. Thanksgiving Dinner in the Ballroom can be booked as a Stay Enhancement for stays at Congress Hall, the Star Inn, the Sandpiper, and the Congress Place Suites.

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Executive Chef Michael Greenstein has prepared a delectable buffet menu featuring prized heritage turkey, buttery mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables and more, all using ingredients sourced from the fields of Beach Plum Farm. Join us in the Ballroom for the afternoon's feast, or choose to start a new Thanksgiving tradition this year and stay overnight in one of our beautiful Cape May hotels. Nap away post-dessert in the plush comfort of our guest rooms. Afterwards, set out to discover the beauty and excitement of Fall in Cape May.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28TH
DINNER SERVED FROM 1:00PM TO 6:00PM

Adults $45
Children
(ages 4-12) $19
Children 3 and younger are free.

*Prices are non-inclusive of tax, gratuity, and alcohol.

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Stay Overnight

Book Thanksgiving Dinner in the Ballroom as a Stay Enhancement along with your getaway. Our Reservations Agents will be happy to help with arrangements. Call to book: (855) 290-8467

Thanksgiving Dinner in the Ballroom can be booked as a Stay Enhancement for stays at Congress Hall, the Star Inn, the Sandpiper, and the Congress Place Suites.

Reserve Your Tickets

Due to the popularity of this event, reservations are highly recommended. Reservations are first-come, first-serve.

Call to Reserve: (609) 884-6542

Please call the Congress Hall Concierge at (609) 884-6542 to reserve your tickets for Thanksgiving Dinner.

Endless Summer

CONGRESS HALL, SANDPIPER, THE STAR

Available August 25th through October 31st, 2019

Savor summer a little longer and save. Enjoy a resort credit, late check out and more. Plus, kids eat free!

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Just because the pages have turned on the calendar doesn’t mean the summer has to end. The days are still beautiful for touring historic Cape May, taking a bike ride to Beach Plum Farm, or indulging in a good book on the beach.

As our guest you will enjoy:

  • Up to 15% off Room Accommodations
  • $25 Resort Credit, per night*
  • 1pm Late Checkout**
  • Plus: Kids eat free! (If you choose to bring them)***

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*All meals and activities must be signed to your room for the resort credit to apply. No cash value.
**Late Check out does not apply to Friday and Saturday departures.
***Kids Eat Free: For every adult entrée or sandwich purchased off the regular Blue Pig Tavern Menu, Rusty Nail or Congress Hall Beach Menu, up to two children, age 12 & under, may eat free off the children's menu. Valid during lunch and dinner.

Shop, Sip and Spa

CONGRESS HALL, THE STAR, SANDPIPER

Available September 9th through December 30th, 2019

Shop, Sip and Spa in Cape May with welcome cocktails, a shopping tote, discounts at Cape May's finest boutiques, a bakery dining credit and more.

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Escape to Cape May with a few friends and indulge in a little retail therapy. Shop Cape May's unique boutiques while catching up with your crew. Pop in and out of the shops on Washington Street, and save a few hours for West End Garage. There's fifty stores under one roof — plus amazing coffee and pastries at the Beach Plum Farm Café and Bakery.

Your package includes:

  • Welcome Cocktails for Two
  • Breakfast for Two in the Blue Pig Tavern ($30 credit per night)*
  • A Shopping Tote
  • A shopping card providing 15% off your purchase at Tommy's Folly Boutique and several shops in Cape May, including Cash & Clive, Victorious, Galvanic, Queen May and more
  • $10 Credit for the Beach Plum Farm Bakery & Café at West End Garage or the Kitchen at Beach Plum Farm
  • Plus: Save on a $200 Sea Spa Credit when purchased for $170 as a stay enhancement at time of booking.

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* All dining and cocktails must be signed to the room in order for the credit to be applied.

Breakfast with Santa at Congress Hall

CONGRESS HALL BALLROOM

Start the day with a delicious breakfast and a visit with the big man himself — Santa Claus! Breakfast with Santa can be booked as a Stay Enhancement for stays at Congress Hall, the Star Inn, the Sandpiper, the Congress Place Suites and the Beach Shack.

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Santa is coming to Congress Hall’s Grand Ballroom! Enjoy a delicious breakfast and visit with Jolly Old St. Nick. This breakfast buffet includes scrambled eggs with fresh herbs, bacon, fruit, buttermilk pancakes, sweet treats, and much more. Kids will get the chance to tell Father Christmas all of their Christmas wishes, while parents snap a pretty picture for the mantle.

December 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st & 22nd
9:00am - 2:00pm
in the Congress Hall Ballroom

Stay Overnight

Book CBreakfast with Santa as a Stay Enhancement along with your getaway. Our Reservations Agents will be happy to help with arrangements.

Breakfast with Santa can be booked as a Stay Enhancement for stays at Congress Hall, the Star Inn, the Sandpiper, the Congress Place Suites and the Beach Shack.

Call to book: (855) 290-8467

Reserve Your Tickets

Due to the popularity of this event, reservations are highly recommended. Reservations are first-come, first-serve.

Ticket Sales begin November 1st

Christmas Dinner in the Ballroom

CONGRESS HALL

Leave the Christmas cooking to the Chefs at Congress Hall this year and join us for a beautiful Dinner in the Ballroom. Christmas Dinner can be booked as a Stay Enhancement for stays at Congress Hall, the Star Inn, the Sandpiper, the Congress Place Suites and the Beach Shack.

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Executive Chef Michael Greenstein has prepared a delicious buffet menu featuring Christmas ham, buttery mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables and more. Join us in the Ballroom for the afternoon's feast, or choose to start a new holiday tradition this year and stay overnight in one of our beautiful Cape May hotels. When Santa takes his ride around the world, stay with us and wake up in Cape May on Christmas morning. Enjoy our Winter Wonderland, and sip on hot cocoa as you stroll along our Veranda. Walk around Cape May and discover the beautiful lights and charm of our Victorian town at this special time of year.

Wednesday, December 25th
Served from 1:00pm - 6:00pm

Stay Overnight

Book Christmas Dinner in the Ballroom as a Stay Enhancement along with your getaway. Our Reservations Agents will be happy to help with arrangements.

Call to book: (855) 290-8467

Christmas Dinner in the Ballroom can be booked as a Stay Enhancement for stays at Congress Hall, the Star Inn, the Sandpiper, the Congress Place Suites and the Beach Shack.

Reserve Your Tickets

Due to the popularity of this event, reservations are highly recommended. Reservations are first-come, first-serve.

Ticket Sales begin November 1st

Glitter Ball Getaway

CONGRESS HALL

Available through January 1, 2020

Ring in 2019 with family and friends in Congress Hall's Beautiful Grand Ballroom in America’s first seaside resort. Enjoy deluxe accommodations, two tickets to the Glitter Ball, a late checkout on New Year's Day and more.

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Celebrate the evening with dinner and dancing to live music. You can dance the night away and head right up to your room, or keep the party going at the Boiler Room after-party. The only way to welcome 2020 is at Congress Hall's Glitter Ball!

As our guest you will enjoy:

  • Two Tickets to Congress Hall's Glitter Ball, which includes:
    — Open Bar
    — Passed hors d' oeuvres
    — A three-course plated dinner
    — Champagne Toast
  • $30 Blue Pig Breakfast Dining Credit, per room night**
  • 3pm Late Checkout
  • Complimentary Valet Parking

Celebrate New Year's Eve with friends! Additional tickets to the Glitter Ball can be purchased as a Stay Enhancement at the time of booking.*

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*Guests can purchase no more than two extra tickets per room.
**$30 Blue Pig dining credit must be signed to your room to be applied. No Cash Value.

Winter Warm-up

CONGRESS HALL, CONGRESS PLACE SUITES, THE STAR, SANDPIPER

Available November 1st, 2019 through March 31, 2020

The weather may be cold outside, but Cape Resorts has everything to keep you warmed up this winter. Enjoy hot chocolate by the fire, a dining and cocktail credit, and a late check out. Plus, Kids Eat Free!

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Winter Warm-Up

Even when the weather is frightful, Cape May has cozy fireplaces, fine dining, quaint Victorian houses, and the most beautiful winter sunsets. Sit back and relax with a cocktail in the Ebbitt Room, or enjoy heart-warming food in the Blue Pig Tavern. Visit our Sea Spa and relax away the temperatures with one of our signature treatments.

Package includes:

  • Deluxe Accommodations
  • Dining and Cocktail Credit for all Cape Resorts restaurants and lounges ($40 per day)*
  • Hot chocolate with whipped cream for two from Tommy's Folly
  • 1pm late check out**
  • Save 20% off a Sea Spa massage with purchase of stay enhancement
  • Plus: Kids Eat Free! (should you decide to bring them)***

Book now

congress hall sandpiper the star Call to book the Congress Place Suites: (800) 732-4236

* All dining and cocktails must be signed to your room for the dining credit to apply. No cash value.
** Late checkout is based on availability and does not apply on Friday and Saturday departures
** Kids Eat Free: 1 complimentary meal off the children’s menu, for every adult entrée or sandwich purchased off the regular Blue Pig Tavern menu, maximum 2 children. Tax and gratuity not included. No cash value.

Rise, Shine And Relax

CONGRESS HALL, THE STAR, SANDPIPER

Available Year Round

Rise, Shine & Relax and leave the rest to us! Enjoy deluxe accommodations and a delicious farm-to-table breakfast in the Blue Pig Tavern each morning.

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Rise, Shine And Relax

Whether it's a sunny summer morning or a brisk late sunrise in winter, there is nothing like waking up in picturesque Cape May. Start each morning with a hearty breakfast in the Blue Pig. Then, relax by the pool, or warm up by the fireplace and enjoy shopping along the historic streets. Any time of year is the perfect time of year to enjoy time on Cape Island.

Your package includes:

  • Deluxe Accommodations
  • Breakfast for Two in the Blue Pig Tavern ($30 per day)

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* Meals must be charged to the room for the credit to be applied.

The Benjamin - $100 Resort Credit

CONGRESS HALL, VIRGINIA HOTEL & COTTAGES, SANDPIPER, THE STAR, BEACH SHACK

Available Year Round

Enjoy wonderful accommodations and a $100 resort credit with the freedom to choose how to spend it. From farm-to-table dining to evening cocktails to boutique shopping, the choice is yours!

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The Benjamin - $100 Resort Credit

Benjamin Franklin knew that the key to a good time was good food, good drink, and good company. This wise founding father is the face of the $100 bill, and now can be found as the face of this exciting getaway. With The Benjamin package you will enjoy wonderful accommodations and a $100 resort credit with the freedom to choose how to spend it. From a delicious farm-to-table dinner in the Ebbitt Room, to classic comfort food at The Blue Pig Tavern. Enjoy cocktails in the Brown Room or some well deserved relaxation in the Sea Spa. Grab a cup of coffee and lite-bites from Tommy's Folly or kick back for a Happy Hour at the Rusty Nail. It's easier than ever with signing privileges throughout all of the Cape Resorts Properties in Cape May. How will you spend your Benjamin?

Package includes:

  • Deluxe Accommodations
  • A $100 resort credit per stay to be used at any Cape Resorts outlets

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congress hall the Virginia sandpiper the star beach shack call to book the red or pink virginia cottages: (800) 732-4236

*Resort credit must be signed to your room to be applied. No cash value.

The Big House by the Sea

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Available Year Round

Learn about Congress Hall's rich history and enjoy a guided History Tour, a generous Resort Credit, and a hardcover copy of Tommy's Folly.

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The Big House By the Sea

Explore the halls of this historic hotel, celebrating over 200 years of hospitality. Settle in by the fire to read your copy of Tommy's Folly and get a behind-the-scenes look at all of the characters that made Congress Hall the crowning jewel it is today. Take the Congress Hall History Tour and learn about all of the visitors - from heads of state to elusive rum runners. With a $100 Resort Credit, you will be able to experience all of the amenities that modern-day Congress Hall has to offer.

As our guest you will enjoy:

  • Deluxe Accommodations
  • Tommy's Folly, the book about Congress Hall's fascinating 200-year history
  • Two tickets to Congress Hall's History Tour*
  • $100 Resort Credit (per stay)**
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History Tour availability is subject to scheduled dates and times. Please call the Concierge Desk for a Tour schedule: .

**All restaurant, bar and spa charges must be signed to your room for Resort Credit to be applied. No Cash Value.

Date Night in Cape May

CONGRESS HALL, VIRGINIA HOTEL

Available Year Round

Treat your special someone to a romantic getaway in Cape May, complete with an intimate evening of artisanal cocktails and cuisine at the Ebbitt Room.

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Date Night in Cape May

Make every celebration or evening truly memorable with an epicurean experience. Expertly-crafted libations and farm-fresh classic American cuisine are accompanied by the sweet sounds of the piano. Whatever the milestone, we will provide the gracious touch and exceptional service that ensure indelible memories.

Your package includes:

  • Deluxe Accommodations
  • $100 Ebbitt Room Dining Credit (per stay)*

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*Meals must be charged to the room for the credit to be applied.

200 CONGRESS PLACE
CAPE MAY, NEW JERSEY 08204
(609) 884-8421

it’s easy to find us

Cape May is easily accessible from the Garden State Parkway and the Cape May-Lewes Ferry. The hotel is located in the heart of the Historic District, right across the street from the beach and the Washington Street Mall.

Valet Parking is provided. Please pull up in front of the hotel and an attendant will assist you with your luggage and car.

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From Specific Points

From The Garden State Parkway | From The Cape May Lewes Ferry | From New York | From Washington/Baltimore | From Philadelphia